Champion hula hooper Rachael Lust, who can do at least two things simultaneously that I can't even do separately, teaches hooping in workshops around the United States.
On Valentine's Day, 1978, 20 million viewers watched hustler Minnesota Fats trash talk dapper champ Willie Mosconi in what was supposed to be an easy win for Mosconi. Fats gave him a run for his money in the most entertaining fashion. And Howard Cosell with the play-by-play! Via Sports History Weekly: An irrepressible showman with… READ THE REST
This @RummysCorner chronology of heavyweight boxing in the 1990s is a delight to watch [h/t @arupar] READ THE REST
Congrats to William Orrell, whose speed stacking time of 4.472 seconds put him at the top of this year's 200 best in their Cycle event. The world record in a sanctioned World Sport Stacking Association event is 4.753 by Chan Keng Ian: Image: YouTube / SeoulCalStudios READ THE REST
If you live in a home without a fireplace, you probably aren't in the minority anymore. In fact, more and more residents don't have that home feature that used to be a central source of warmth, light, and food preparation for centuries. Just this century, the percentage of new single-family homes built including a fireplace… READ THE REST
By the time you feel the burn coming from the bottom of your dangerously overheated laptop, it might already be too late. Airflow is hugely important in making sure the hard-charging components inside your laptop stay cool so they can keep functioning properly. But, without adequate airflow, your processor and battery can build up tremendous… READ THE REST
Learning to play an instrument like the piano can be amazingly rewarding. However, it just as often turns out to be amazingly frustrating. We all have visions of sitting down to learn, then being able to toss off a note-perfect version of something like Beethoven's Fur Elise or Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody in short order. While… READ THE REST